Early Spring in the Cottage Garden
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It was a gorgeous week here in New Jersey! The weather was a little up and down with the temps and we had a frost, but everything made it through ok and hopefully, we are smooth sailing now!

The gardens are looking SO GORGEOUS! I love watching all the pretty plants grow and bloom in early spring.

Daffodils at sunset

We got the closet organization system installed and almost everything put away. There are still a few things I need to get to finish it off.

But let me tell you, this closet organization system is really awesome and very well made!

I can’t wait to show you guys the full reveal.

But first, it needs an area rug, new light and a window treatment.

Closet Makeover
It took me two days to move us back in! And there are still some things we need to get but doesn’t it look great so far!

In addition to the closet, we started on the attic renovation this week. So far, the framing is up, and the electrical and AC were installed.

Attic Before
Before the attic renovation.

Now, we wait for the inspections before closing everything up.

So this week it will be a little quieter around here.

I’ll share some pics of it next week.

Yesterday, we finished assembling all of the self-watering raised vegetable garden beds.

And I started filling them with soil and added some pea gravel around the beds.

Vegetable Garden

It was hard work, but a great workout!

So the new garden is really coming together now!

Sunrise at the Garden Shed

What’s Happening at Bricks ‘n Blooms

It was a busy week for the blog. We did lots of fun things here this week.

So here’s a rundown.

Early Spring Tulips

I finally refinished that antique chair that I mentioned a while ago and it turned out amazing! Wait until you see how it turned out.

How to Paint Fabric Upholstery

I also shared this DIY on YouTube. You can watch below.

And I also shared how to plant these gorgeous planters from H Potter.

Didn’t they turn out amazing?

How to Plant a Container Garden in 7 Easy Steps

For the full container garden recipe, CLICK HERE.

Houseplants in a gorgeous planter

If you’ve been following along with my virtual dinner group, we celebrated Cinco de Mayo this week with some festive table decor and an amazing dinner menu.

It’s so neat to see how each of us decorated our tables so differently?

I tried to get my dogs to model the cut sombrero headbands but they weren’t having it.

Cinco de Mayo celebration with dog
Bodie indulged me for about 2 minutes with this sombrero.

I was in charge of the dessert this month, and let me tell you – this will be your new favorite dessert!

So yum!

To celebrate our dinner menu, we shared a fun reel on Instagram and Tik Tok.

Did you see it?

I love how it turned out.

We had some gorgeous sunsets this week too.

My flowers look so pretty during the golden hour.

So of course, I had to run around and snap some photos.

Amazing Inspiration from Around the Web

I love finding cool inspiration from around the web and wanted to share some of what I’m loving right now.

My favorite thing about blogging is the great friends I’ve made around the globe.

And I want to share some of them with you this week because they are really inspiring me.

Double Flowering Daffodils

These antique finds for the garden.

This bathroom renovation is incredible!

These thrifted finds.

Oh and these vintage gardening ideas.

This DIY.

This spring door basket.

I love this repurposed table idea.

And these DIY May Day Baskets.

Lower Deck at Sunset
We are really enjoying the new deck furniture!

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    1. So busy! All good stuff – and this week it’s all about the gardens. Yay! I hope you had a good weekend! xo

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